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  •  You're right that it wasn't about Wilson. (4.00)
    What it was about was gaining a foothold on the Arabian Peninsula from with both Asia and the Middle East would be easy to monitor--not to mention intercept any missiles that might be set off during the ascent portion of the trajectory, rather than the descent.
    But, the primary utility of having a base of operations there is in monitoring electronic communications both for commerce and for military purposes.  That's what the bases and the biggest embassy in Baghdad are about and that's what it's been about for the past two decades.  Shrub is just the latest in a series of figureheads to distract the public while the imperialists concoct their schemes.
    History may well reveal that Poppy didn't like being the front man and really didn't mind being replaced by the fellow that the Stevens Group had decided to sponsor.

    Forget "GOD, GUNS, GAYS, GIRLS & GETS"

    by hannah on Mon Feb 13, 2006 at 12:30:31 PM PST

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